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Transportation Headlines for Friday March 24, 2006

605/10: a bad case of congestion: Interchange upgrade urged
Whittier Daily News

Airport feels parking crunch: Burbank deal prohibits expansion for new lots
Los Angeles Daily News/Glendale Edition

Commuter Train Colors Causing MTA Controversy

Disagreement Colors MTA Board Meeting
Los Angeles Daily News

Federal Railroad Authority Names Associate Administrator For Safety
Fed News

Identifying Metro lines with film stars, animals Re "MTA Squabbles Over Hue-Mongous Decision," March 23,0,517645.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

In Glendale, Mineta praises new safety measures for rail lines
San Diego Union Tribune

LAX: Public offers its ideas for future airport development; Specific Plan
The Argonaut

Metrolink First in Line to Get Safer Train Cars,1,4766796.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mineta Visits Glendale Train Crash Site (Metrolink)

MTA Board Clashes Over Colors: 'Aqua Line' Met With Poor Reviews

New Transit Colors For the MTA?A move to name the MTA'S newest transit line "AQUA" is on hold

No more compact spaces: Burbank City Council eliminates the squeeze factor for motorists, but the new law may put the squeeze on some developers
Burbank Leader

Officials hope high-speed rail stays on track
The Argus

Politicians hail Ontario's runway renovation
Pasadena Star News

Port of Long Beach Unveils 10-Year Strategic Plan
The Log

Rail grade plan right on track
Whittier Daily News

Rail-car safety designs touted: Secretary: Tests barely hurt passenger cars
Los Angeles Daily News

State Sues to Block Toll Road in Park: Attorney general calls Orange County officials' plan to cut through San Onofre State Beach 'disgraceful.',1,232346.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Train crossing violators cited
Los Angeles Daily News

Transportation Secretary says push-pull trains safer
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Transportation secretary sees 'landmark' in passenger rail safety
Riverside Press Enterprise

Two on Ventura board of supervisors hope to reduce traffic: But their solutions to reduce gridlock won't help, according to other transit officials
Thousand Oaks Acorn

Universal appeal (Transit Oriented Development)
Los Angeles Daily News

U.S. Secretary Of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta Unveils New Commuter Rail Safety System That Is Being Tested, May Make Millions Of Train Riders Safer During A Crash

Valley Leaders Push For New Half Marathon: Runners Would Follow Orange Line Metro Route


Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 23, 2006

Getting Off the Bus After 76 Years of Work,0,1432550.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

MTA Squabbles Over Hue-Mongous Decision,0,2022381.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New corridor agency has tunnel vision (Highway 91)

Officials hope high-speed rail is on track
Oakland Tribune

Port Expands Green Efforts, Reorganizes
Long Beach Gazette

Rail bridge back on track
Whittier Daily News

Slower ships, cleaner air
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Train crossing violators cited
Los Angeles Daily News

Travel at L.B. Airport drops
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Wake-up call (South Pasadena)
Pasadena Star-News


Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 22, 2006

Airport feels parking crunch
Los Angeles Daily News

Assemblywoman Karnette Denied Permission To Attend Roundtable With Congressmembers & LB-LA Port Officials Re Proposed Fed'l SAFE Port Legislation
Long Beach Report

Blue Line delays to continue till Thursday
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Los Angeles bus worker retiring on 100th birthday
Contra Costa County Times

New airport talks cover old ground
San Diego Union-Tribune

New bus service fills void left by BART during night
Contra Costa County Times

New busway lot being built
Los Angeles Daily News

No Infrastructure Bond a ‘Capitol Crime;’ ‘3-15 Commission’ Needed to Investigate
Metro Investment Report

No injuries as Metrolink train hits car on tracks in Riverside
San Diego North County Times/Californian

Packed tighter than sardines


Transportation Headlines for Tuesday March 21, 2006

22 Freeway Plan Would Let Carpool Drivers Change Lanes at Will,1,5575207.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

3 Die When Truck Plunges From Freeway,1,7643521.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Academics debate airport solutions
San Diego North County Times/Californian

Caltrans looking for new bridge at Big Bear Lake
San Bernardino County Sun

Fast-forward to 2030: How will you get to the airport?
Daily Breeze

Fatal crash causes Blue Line delays
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Fatal Crash Delays Blue Line Traffic,0,3858538.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Freeway change gets green light
Orange County Register

L.A. blamed for failure of state bond proposals
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Opening bids will dispatch suspense
Contra Costa Times

Runway newest step in airport's growth
San Bernardino County Sun

Runway to reopen at ONT
Daily Bulletin

Short-end subway
Los Angeles Daily News

Towering question -- will it finally be built?
San Francisco Chronicle


Transportation Headlines for Monday March 20, 2006

Council to discuss cable franchise, highway widening
San Diego North County Times/Californian

Howard Silver Becomes APTA Chair
American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

LAX Shuttle Offers Tickets To Metro, Taxi Riders
Los Angeles Downtown News

Metro Secures Expo Line Funds, Eyes More
Los Angeles Downtown News

Passenger train service disrupted by deadly car crash in Compton

Smog studies show danger of living near freeways
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Transit funds stalled bond plan
Whittier Daily News

Transportation at issue
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Transportation headache
Pasadena Star-News


Transportation Headlines for Sunday March 19, 2006

Chinese burial grounds and MTA's obligations,0,6144567.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters

Los Angeles Times

'Freeway close' can be hazardous to your health

San Bernardino County Sun

NYC Subway Security To Go Hi-Tech?


Transportation Headlines for Saturday March 18, 2006

Car crash disrupts Metrolink
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Costs of train to airport spelled out
San Diego Union-Tribune

Foothill Transit scouted locations
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Highway 23 widening set to begin
Ventura County Star

If A Tree Falls….is it Part of a Complex MTA Plot?
Venice Paper

Probe Sought in Discovery of Old Graves,1,4717598.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times

Project Aimed At Reducing Freeway Congestion
Eastside Sun

Reps outline $4B port security plan

Long Beach Press Telegram

Study pegs cost of desert-airport rail line at $15 billion to $25 billion
North County Times